Cowboys' Jaylon Smith fined $26K for helmet-to-helmet hit on Saints' Alvin Kamara (1 Viewer)


By Cody Benjamin | CBS Sports

Jaylon Smith may not have been penalized for his hit of New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara in Week 13, but the NFL came down on the Dallas Cowboys linebacker for his helmet-to-helmet tackle this week.

As ESPN's Todd Archer reported Friday, Smith has been fined $26,739 for his Nov. 29 hit, which forced Kamara onto the sidelines after a third-down stop by the Dallas defense.

Kamara was visibly dazed after the collision, using smelling salts to come to his senses at one point. And the hit was an obvious helmet-to-helmet infraction, with Smith launching full speed into the area of Kamara's head at the tail end of the latter's run. But referees either didn't see it or misjudged the angle of the hit, allowing Smith to get away with a 15-yard personal foul. ...

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